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High Anxiety

Masculinity in Crisis in Early Modern France

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This collection explores the evolution of notions about masculinity during the intense crisis of Renaissance and early modern France. Authors of the period reflect the anxieties about masculinity that became more pronounced against the backdrop of major events and innovations of the period: the religious conflict in France, the repeated questioning of religious and royal authority, the revival of Greek scepticism, the discovery of the New World, and the rise of clinical medicine. These events in turn fuelled growing doubt concerning the fixed and hierarchical nature of gender distinction; a distinction upon which many felt French culture was dependent for its very survival.

Author Biography

Kahtleen P Long, Editor
Release date NZ
February 1st, 2002
Contributor
Edited by Kathleen P. Long
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Bristol Publishing Enterprises Inc.,U.S.
Pages
256
Dimensions
152x229x18
ISBN-13
9780943549927
Product ID
2252013

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